Our faculty and staff have provided resources that we hope will provide useful tips and information for you. If you have any questions about the information provided please contact us by email.


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AMCHP'S STANDARDS FOR SYSTEMS OF CARE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS: 

A groundbreaking set of standards and companion background white paper designed to help communities, states, and the nation build and improve systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) has been released by the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP), with support from the Lucille Packard Foundation for Children's Health. UAB Civitan/Sparks Clinics will work with community agencies and partners to incorporate these standards into all aspects of care and policymaking for the CYSHCN population in the state of Alabama. 
Full set of Standards for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Background white paper about development of the standards


Family Voices of Alabama
Family Voices of Alabama aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities.
Partners in Care Summit 2017 
April 20-21, 2017
Marriott Legends at Capitol Hill




Family Voices of Alabama developed a Care Notebook through its Family-to-Family Health Information Center project. It provides a framework with easily fillable forms.

United Way of Central Alabama 2-1-1 Community Resource Directory

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To access the list of resources  available on the
UAB Civitan-Sparks Clinics folder, click here. 

Family Resource Room:
Located behind the check-in desk in the waiting room, the Family Resource Room has a supply of brochures and handouts offering parents/caregivers tips and information on childhood development, behaviors, developmental disabilities, and services. Also available
for  parents' and caregivers' use is a resource room computer.
Information on resource web sites may be printed off and taken
home. Click here to download our flyer for more information.

Mouse Ears for Everyone!: A Guide to Walt Disney World for Guests with Special Needs Paperback – February 20, 2017              by Amy Schinner

An All-Inclusive Guide to the Magic

Planning a trip to Walt Disney World is especially challenging
for parents with special needs children. The theme parks are 
happy places—but also loud, chaotic, and teetering on the
verge of sensory overload.Don't let that stop you.

Everyone is entitled to some pixie dust.